What Have You Changed Your Mind About? Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything


May, 2014

Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online intellectual salon, recently asked 150 high-powered thinkers to discuss their most telling missteps and reconsiderations: What have you changed your mind about? The answers were brilliant, eye-opening, fascinating, sometimes shocking, and certain to kick-start countless passionate debates. Read Steven Pinker on the future of human evolution
• Richard Dawkins on the mysteries of courtship
• Sam Harris on the indifference of Mother Nature
• Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the irrelevance of probability
• Chris Anderson on the reality of global warming
• Alan Alda on the existence of God
• Lisa Randall on the secrets of the Sun
• Ray Kurzweil on the possibility of extraterrestrial life • Brian Eno on what it means to be a “revolutionary”
• Helen Fisher on love, fidelity, and the viability of marriage
• Irene Pepperberg on learning from parrots. . . and many others.

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